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Visit of Queen's Baton celebrates 300 years of service

Sat, 02 Apr 2016


300 years of the Royal Artillery Regiment is marked with a visit from the Captain-General's Baton to the Isle of Man. 
 
The Island has a long-standing relationship with the regiment, which is currently celebrating its tercentenary.
 
A message of greetings to Captain General Queen Elizabeth II was placed inside the Baton for circumnavigation around the Commonwealth. 
 
The journey began in Woolwich on May 1st last year - it'll head to the Island on May 9th, and arrive at its destination at Larkhill on May 26th.
 
Charles Wilson is the Honorary Colonel of the Army Cadet Force on the Isle of Man - he explains what spectators will see:

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